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unclaimed. the biggest jackpot to go unclaimed in new york lottery history. top of the hour, i'm don lemon. thank you for joining us. we'll begin with the news reported first here on cnn. syria agreeing to allow u.n. inspectors full access to the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack. 1300 people died in last week's attack, many women and children. the syrian government continues to deny its forces used chemical weapons. russia's ministry of foreign affairs warning against jumping to conclusions on chemical weapons before the u.n. investigation is complete. our pentagon correspondent is chris lawrence in washington with new information just into cnn about evidence being collected from the alleged chemical attack. chris? >> the message from the u.s. and its allies seems to be too little, too late. both a senior obama administration official and the
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british foreign secretary william haig saying that even if the u.n. inspectors get on the ground there, whatever evidence they find is likely to have been corrupted. they say that site has been continuously shelled by the syrian regime over the past several days, which may make any evidence that they find not credible. why are they then so sure in assigning blame saying they are fairly certain there was a chemical weapons attack and that the regime is to blame? it's because what we now learned from a u.s. official is that there was evidence collected, including some tissue samples from that site in the hours and days following the attack. the evidence was collected by multiple international sources and was then being analyzed at a separate location. so we've seen a real change in tone. from what we are hearing from members of congress, they have been in touch with the white
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house and seem to be prepared for some sort of action. >> perhaps the president could start and then congress needs to resolve it and ascent to it. we've got to move and move quickly. >> it's time for up to take a step up and take responsibilities here, too. my guess is they will. i've been talking with them recently this week. >> the pentagon has updated its military options on syria, including updated target list and the use of cruise missiles. these are options. it will be up to the president to weigh the risk involved and decide which course of action to take. >> thank you very much. late they are hour, we'll take you inside syria with reaction from a top syrian official ahead of the u.n. inspectors report from damascus coming up here on cnn. attorney for victims of former coach jerry san dufdusky
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confirm their clients settled with penn state university. the attorneys say sandusky's own adopted son and six others agree to the settlements. the amount will stay confidential. a cargo train carrying at least 250 stowaway migrants derailed in southern mexico today killing at least five people. mexican officials say the migrants were from honduras. at least 16 others were injured. mexico no longer has a nationwide passenger rail system so migrants hitch times sometimes on the roofs or spaces in between cars. a tragic story in louisiana. an 8-year-old boy intentionally shot and killed his 87-year-old live-in caregiver with her own gun. the child has been playing a violent video game, one in which you score points for shooting people. they say the two had a normal loving relationship.
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smothers was watching tv when she was shot in the head thursday evening. louisiana law exempts children under 10 from criminal responsibility. he won't face any charges. in california, authorities are trying to solve a mystery that has a family and school community on edge. they are looking for a popular pennsylvania high school math teacher who vanished during a hiking trip to mammoth lake. 39-year-old matthew green would have started classes tomorrow, but he hasn't been heard from since mid july. brianna keel brianna keeler has more on the search. >> i want to be hopeful. it's so hard to be hopeful. >> reporter: it's hard because her brother matthew green is missing. the avid 39-year-old hiker and math teacher vanished more an month ago while vacationing in the mountains of mammoth lakes, california. he had gone there to camp, hike and climb. he had been staying at the shady
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rest campground nearby while his car was being repaired. his family says he was supposed to pick up his car then meet some friends. he never picked up his car and his friends say he never showed up. >> so there's really not a lot of clues. that's the pitfall of the investigation. where could he have gone? >> reporter: air and ground searches haven't produced many clues. family and friends launched a find matthew facebook page. >> this is one of our best friends. he deserves our best effort. we'll focus on pages missing from his guide book, but we are looking in an area that is probably going to be 20, 30, 40 acres of mountains. >> reporter: police aren't sure what happened to matthew. it's a missing persons case for now. his family just wants answers. >> at this point. no matter what the outcome we just want to find him. you know?
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we just want him back. we want to know what happened to him. >> that was brianna keeler reporting. donald trump has been slapped with a $40 million lawsuit by the state of new york. the claim that trump defrauded students at his investment school trump university. allison, what is going on with this. >> grabbing headlines, this time for a bombshell lawsuit that accuses him of fraud. new york state attorney general eric schneiderman is suing trump for $40 million saying he wrongly took from people who were led to believe they would get rich taking classes. school used trump's well-known name to craft a bait and switch. students were lured into taking a free workshop that was just a sales pitch for a three-day, $1,500 seminar. the lawsuit says once the people were in there, it became this
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kind of upsell situation to get people to pay for a year-long workshop where they had to pay $35,000. here is what's funny. during that three-day seminar, speakers urged students to go out there on these breaks and call their credit card company to request increase necessary their credit limits. what the lawsuit is saying is this is so students could sink more money into even more classes at trump university. the lawsuits claims interesting. they lead like a lawsuit list of accusations. students were misled to believe trump would make an appearance. instead of getting a picture with him, they wound up getting a picture with a life-size picture of trump. >> not even the cardboard thing. >> maybe it was cardboard. it didn't come close to having him in the flesh there. >> i've been reading trump has been responding. it's always fiery. >> his attorneys responded.
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saying that this lawsuit has no merit. it's a cheap publicity stunt and 98% of trump's former students say they were satisfied with their experience. as you said, trump coming out swinging on twitter. calling eric schneiderman a light weight. saying he's trying to extort money with this lawsuit. another tweet, how can this attorney general ask for campaign contributions during his evaluation of a case calling him a total sleaze bag. apparently sneiderman, according to the attorney general office had received a campaign contribution from trump and what trump is claiming sneiderman asked for more money and trump said no and claiming sneiderman was angry. a tangled web they weave. >> doesn't look like anyone is going to settle now. thank you. >> got it. coming up on cnn, we'll take to you california. a wildfire shows no signs of
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slowing down. we take you inside the fire zone where evacuees are sharing their stories. ñc
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two ashls made emergency landings in alabama and arkansas today. hundreds of passengers are breathing a sigh of relief. everyone is fine. delta says people on a flight from mexico smelled smoke from a light casing. to be cautious, the pilot made an emergency landing in montgomery, alabama. an american airlines split from
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charlotte to dallas made an emergency landing in little rock, arkansas. one engine stopped working after take-off. frightening. firefighters are still battling a monstrous wildfire in california's yosemite national park. it burned more than 200 square miles. it is threatening a reservoir which supplies san francisco with most of its water. nick valencia shows us what fire crews are up against. >> reporter: firefighters are dealing with a lot right now at this hour. conditions are extremely dry making it very difficult for them and giving this fire a lot of fuel. to give you a sense of what they dealt with all week, take a look at this. this is an area where the fire came through coming up to the lip of this ridge. you can see that this is scorched as far as the eye can see. if you've ever visited yosemite, you're probably familiar with this area. this is the rim of the world. it is no strangers to fires. it is a monument to one fallen
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firefighter david erickson. some say this is the worst they've seen in this area you can tell by looking at this scorched earth. the smoke is thick. it comes and goes. it dries and the sun is making it difficult for firefighters. earlier i spoke to a pio from the u.s. forest service. she told me how this compares to past ones she's seen. >> i've never seen headers the way i did earlier in the week this week. it was astounding to see the power of what i witnessed earlier. our main objectives right now, structure protection, judge just making sure we keep everyone safe and we protect that park at all costs. >> one concern is that this fire is spreading north and spreading east and encoaching on that western boundary of the yosemite national park. it is still aways away from the more heavily visited area, about 30, 40 miles. as this fire continues to grow in size and containment is still
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low, firefighters are concerned that this could keep going. >> nick, thank you very much. georgia congressman don lewis wrote a comic book but called it "march" to inspire a new generation. i sat down with lewis and got the story. this day calls you. to fight chronic osteoarthritis pain. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to take the next step. today, you will know you did something for your pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a pain reliever fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. anti-depressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not for children under 18.
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i have a dream. let freedom ring. >> you probably didn't know this one. congressman jon lewis is a comic book superstar. he is the only congressman from the 1963 march on washington. days ago lewis became the number-one selling comic book author in the nation according to the "new york times"
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best-sellers list. congratulations to him. "march" book one, traces his journey in the civil rights movement when he endured tear gas, police beatings and at least 40 arrests. lewis says he wrote "march" to spread the message of nonviolent protests to a new generation. i sat down with congressman lewis and the co-author long-time aide andrew aidan about this story. i got the story about "march." >> there is one scene in "march" where people would say we don't serve a certain group of people. a person responded and said we don't eat them. >> good because i don't eat them. i was reading about this. that's how this book came about. you were sort of making jokes, you guys were together, and you didn't realize he had this sense
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of humor. he said there was a comic book involved. >> it was 2008. i was working as his press secretary on his primary campaign. it had gotten to the end of the campaign we talked about what we would do after. what is honest and admitted i was going to go to a comic book convention. there was a little jeering and laughing. i took it in stride. the congressman said, you know, there was a comic book during the movement and it was incredibly influential. that little moment right there, i didn't know it at the time, but it changed my life. >> that was the impetus to this? that started this? >> yeah. >> how do you feel about that? >> i feel very good about it. when you look back a little more than five years ago. andrew said to me that, congressman, you should write a comic book. i sort of looked and said, you know, i'm not sure i should do that.
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he came back again and i responded by saying something like, if you write it with me. let's do it. and the rest is history now. >> one wouldn't think that there would be a comic book associated with a movement, with the march. and yet the one that inspired it was a serious one about a bus boycott in montgomery. how did you even remember that? >> i remember it very well. i received a copy of the book. it sold for 10 cents. to read about the struggle in montgomery, how people walked, shared rides, carpooled, for more than 381 days rather than ride the buses. that inspired me. i started attending these nonviolent workshops. >> from a comic book? >> from a comic book. it was a young man who taught us. to believe in the way of peace, in the way of love, in the way of nonviolence. so we wanted to do this book to
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teach another generation. they, too, can do something. they, too, can make a contribution. >> how do you put that in? how do you make that in, chronicle that into a comic book? >> so much is told through oral history what my job was and what we tried to do is take down those words and put them on paper. >> were you ever worried people may get the wrong idea about,ies john lewis putting this in a comic book? this is serious business. >> it is serious, but we had fun. it was drama. the thing about putting it in the comic book, thirn, young children, and people not so young would have an opportunity to read it and feel it. they compiled unreal artists. make it real.
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>> i think about what you went through, my grandparents went through. i don't always see that fire in young people now. it breaks my heart. it breaks my heart. what do you do with that? >> well, it is my hope, it is my desire to see another generation of young people with passion. i believe in passion. andrew will tell you, i told the story over and over again in this book. what are we going to do, john? i said we're going to march. you have to find a way to dramatize the issue. put a face on it. make it real. >> you're younger than me. you're sitting here with john lewis and you have a comic book that you have put together with john lewis. did you ever think in a million years that that would happen? come on. >> no, no. i mean, i say this. i was 24 when i asked him. i tnt know any better. >> but you had courage.
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>> i had the fearlessness of youth that you talk about. it's so important young people read this and if we give them the tools of nonviolence, the tools to properly protest and to follow, i think we'll all be surprised by what they'll accomplish. >> congressman john lewis' story is part of my special documentary "we were there, the march on washington, an oral history" airing tonight 8:00 eastern right here on cnn. coming up, new details surrounding an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in syria as the world waits for a u.n. report. u.s. officials say they are now analyzing evidence from the scene. ingeniously uses radar to alert you to possible collision threats. and in certain situations it can apply the brakes. introducing the all-new 2014 chevrolet impala with available crash imminent braking. always looking forward.
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amanda knox has no plans to return to italy for her murder retrial next month. the law doesn't require her to be there. italy may move to have her extradited. knox was tried and convicted of murdering her roommate in 2007. she was acquitted on appeal, but the italian court ordered a new trial for knox and her italian boyfriend. a rare and deadly brian-eating parasite claimed another life. his family believes he was infected while playing in a water-filled ditch three weeks ago. he was given an experimental drug that recently saved the
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life of an arkansas girl battling the same sickness. deexpedites hopes f despite hopes for recovery, he died and his organs are being donated now. more on our top story this hour on cnn. syria agreed to allow u.n. inspectors full access to a site of a recent suspected chemical weapons attack. a u.s. official says evidence, including tissue samples were collected from the attack, from the scene, and it's being analyzed in secure locations now. as many as 1,300 people died in the attack. many women and children. the syrian government continues to deny its forces used chemical weapons. more from cnn in damascus. >> reporter: the syrian deputy foreign minister told me the u.n. weapons inspectors are going to have unrestricted access to all the places where the alleged chemical weapons attacks took place last wednesday. he said the government will provide them safe passage up to
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the area that is controlled by the opposition, but when they get into the opposition-controlled areas, they'll have to communicate with the rebels to make sure they provide them with safety on the ground. what is going to happen, that is while the chemical weapons inspectors or than the ground there will be a cessation of hostilities which means the government will stop firing onto those areas with artillery. we've seen there has been a lot of artillery shelling going on in the suburbs of damascus, which is where these chemical weapons attacks allegedly took place. in the u.s., the voices are growing louder with more and more politicians coming out and calling for more staunch being a against the syrian regime. there is talk of limited military strikes. there are some in congress who say that it's time to take out bashir al assad's chemical weapons capabilities with direct strikes on the capabilities. >> the united states has drawn up options for military
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intervention in this country. what is your response to that? >> once they stage any actions, they will only kill innocent people, and they will be responsible before history and before their own people. if the united states wants to be fighting all the time, okay, they can do it, but syria will also resist any attacks and answer any such criminal actions. >> the syrian government for its part denies all these allegations. it says that its forces would never use chemical weapons against the civilians. of course, the rebels are accusing the assad government of killing more than 1,300 civilians with chemical trix here last wednesday. fred, thank you. jodi arias is one step closer to learning her fate, life in prison or the death penalty. details after this. ♪
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convicted murderer jodi arias returns to the courtroom tomorrow for a hearing. at issue is when she'll face a second sentencing trial are. the first jury could not reach an unanimous verdict. in a wide-ranging interview with jane velez-mitchell, we talked about her new book "exposed, the secret life of jodi arias." she explains how areas' emotions built onto a rage that led to the murder of travis alexander. >> it's a snowball effect we learned so much about her character. her personality is such that it's never her fault. the prosecutor said that. no matter what she did, she always blamed it on someone
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else. when travis alexander rejected her and said, i'm not taking to you cancun, i'm taking another girl. she exploded. as she stabbed him 29 times, each stab wound was lashing out at the world that refused to give her the life that she felt she deserved. even though she did nothing to work toward her goals. so she was lashing out at the world. this was a woman with a toxic world view. that the world is at fault no matter what i do. >> are you saying to us as she sat there on that stand that she lied through her teeth? >> i believe she lied through her teeth. we have concrete examples. jodi arias presented herself as a victim of travis alexander, that she would endure sex with him to placate him, to make him happy. well, i've learned that the exact opposite is true. that she was sexually voracious
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beyond comprehension, and that travis revealed to his friends that he really thought she was a nymphomaniac. everything she said assumed the opposite. this is what liars do. they will take something they did and say, you did it. >> you found that out through one of travis' friends. there are lots of details, new information in this book we didn't hear during the trial. >> yes. >> during that whole marathon-long trial what other details that you can share with us are in this book? >> let me give you another example. jodi arias tried to paint her relationships before travis being normal. oh, she had a normal relationship four years with another guy. we found out from people very close to that relationship, i spoke to somebody who said that her behavior during her relationship with her previous
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boyfriend darryl creeped her out. they described a pattern where she was imitating darryl's ex-wife. changing her looks to match darryl's ex-wife, driving the same car as darryl's ex-wife. working at the same restaurant, getting implants when darryl's ex-wife got implants. this is really creepy behavior. >> why didn't someone say, hey, this woman's crazy. why did it get to this point? if we'll knew she was doing all this, i don't know, is it psychotic or odd behavior? >> the whole nation was debating, what is her problem up here in the head? we heard psychotic, sociopathic. i agree with the prosecution she is borderline. that is not to insult borderlines. there are plenty function well in society and take medication. she did not seek help for her problems. she had many other alternatives other than slaughtering travis
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alexander. this is a portrait and study in evil. people need to read it because we need to recognize the signs of when somebody is spiralling downward into evil behavior. >> jane's book "exposed, the secret life of jodi arias" is in stores now. don't forget to tune into her show every monday through friday, 7:00 p.m. on our sister network hln. jane has a lot of energy, doesn't she? i'm going to give you four words. harriet tubman, sex tape. russell simmons told me why he didn't see anything wrong with it. [ male announcer ] a man. a man and his truck... and a broken fence... and a lost calf. ♪ and the heart to search for as long as it takes.
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a likely phrase you thought you would never hear, harriet tubman, sex tape. >> harriet? i've never seen you be this frisky before. >> this parody video was posted on the youtube channel all death digital. after a massive backlash it was pulled off the site and russell simmons had some explaining to do. he came on cnn, and skied him the question everyone was asking. >> what were you thinking? >> well, the other thing, i
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discussed this. i apologized. we are talking about the harriet tubman. i want to use this as a moment to apologize to the family members i didn't speak to. i've spoken to the people, two matriarchs of the family and others who complained publically because i reached out to them. i apologized for the parody tape that came out on all dep digital this. piece came to me. i misread it. the minute i understood how hurtful it was, it became the first time in 30 years i ever pulled a piece of content. the minute i understood the outreach, it became the first time i ever pulled anything. i pulled it immediately. >> what did you understand about it? >> what i saw when it ran by me was a woman taking advantage of -- i missed something and women explained to me later, taking advantage of a slave owner and turning the tables and
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blackmailing him. it was a comedy skit it. saw it and thought maybe frankly other pieces of content could be controversial. this one i thought would go by. >> then what didn't you understand about it? >> i think i told you -- >> what do you understand about it now? >> what i understand now, even though in the tape she seduces the slave master. most people talk about it. i've never seen it. she did he sueses the slave master. even though there is a guy standing and the whole intention is to blackmail him or film it, even though it was seduction on the first, what was visible, it implies the previous rapes. that's one. and two, and iconic figure like her is something you should leave alone. >> okay. i do have to tell you this. he said to me he is now, he's spoken with the family and apologized to a number of people in the family. he says he is going to now do a
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film on harriet tubman. he is certainly apologetic for it. that was part of my russell simmons interview that goes a flurry of action on social media. here is another small part of another part before we get that comment. >> also want them to be truthful to their art and say what's on their hearts. if what's on their hearts is sometimes difficult to digest and we have to look at that and see if that is a road map of something we can fix. >> there is a way of doing that without calling someone a bitch or whore? >> some of those lyrics are very harsh, some of the things they say are sexist and very hard to digest -- >> and ignorant. >> i still can note tell a poet, those are not my lyrics, i can't tell a poet what to say. i will not. >> we were talking about whether hip-hop or rap had any influence. what is the influence and responsibility of rap artist to the violence that's going on in
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many cities among young men, especially young black men? here what is some of you said. ty walter said blaming hip-hop culture for inner city violence is ridiculous. young boys and girls having kids to grow up with little respect for others, reacting to when i challenged simmons about offensive hip-hop lyrics, dina agreed, you can't stifle artistic expression of someone's reality. some times it's ugly and hard to swallow. "i agree with a lot of what you guys are saying. i'm glad russell simmons came on don lemon's show. my problem is it's always a lot of talking and not enough doing. okay. we plan to do something here. we both promised each other we would try to have some solutions. if you saw the beginning of this newscast, we told what you they are doing in chicago. yesterday we told what you they are doing in philadelphia and new orleans, as well. if you missed any of my interview with simmons, you can find it on cnn.com. we talked about the hip-hop
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culture and its effect on youth. he wanted to talk to me about some of the five things i said about race. make sure you go to cnn.com/video and you will find it all there. former boxing champ mike tyson admits to being, quote, a vicious alcoholic and vows to get on the right path. can he rehabilitate his life and image? hey love. [off screen] there you are. [speaking german] hi, grandpa!
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[off screen] give me a kiss! [speaking mandarin] what do you think? do you like it? [off screen] happy birthday! can you see that? [speaking polish] [off screen] did he apologize? [off screen] thanks, micah! [off screen] bye, guys. bye. see ya. oh my god! every day, more people connect face to face on the iphone than any other phone. i miss you.
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in an emotional news conference following his debut as a promoter of espn's "friday night fights" the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world told reporters he is battling addiction. >> i'm a vicious alcoholic. i haven't drank or took drugs in six days.
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for me, that's a miracle. i've been lying to everybody else thinking i was sober, but i'm not. this is my sixth day. i'm never going to use again. >> let's talk mike tyson and other sports news makers with terence morris. terence is a columnist for mlb.com and sports contributor to cnn.com. you tackle sports stars who can't tell the truth. you heard that report from mike tyson. he was being brutally honest, but at some point was telling he is not telling the truth. what is your reaction? >> you know what, don? i was there back in 1997 at ringside in las vegas when mike tyson bit, not only one ear of evander holyfield but both years. we knew he was off. are you surprised? i'm not surprised. this is what we would expect from mike tyson and probably
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more. >> as someone who has dealt with addiction in the family, i wish him well. that's the first step though is admitting. >> yeah, no question about it. >> all right. we wish him well. mike is a friend of the show. i've interviewed him a couple of times. mike, call in if you want to talk about this. l.a. dodgers are on fire. a year ago today they traded for some of boston's highest-paid players. didn't seem to appear to be a smart move but since the all-star break, they've gotten 29-6 and they've stormed onto first place. how are they doing this? >> let's start with this. back in the 1970s they had a manager named tommy lasorda and talked about the big dodger in the sky. looks like he is on to something here. this is like other-worldly. their new ownership group is willing to spend a lot of money.
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the red sox deal took on $270 million in salary. most those guys have done very well. they spent a lot of money for this cuban defector puig. he's called the dodgers to explode. >> okay. the dodgers got another boost this week. vin scully said he would return for his 65th season as the team's announcer. he is 85, the voice of the brooke line dodgers before they moved to l.a. hear is what he said friday. >> and the thought of just suddenly walking away from all those friends and this great game and this very exciting team and this fandom so thrilled with what's going on, i thought there is no away. >> a very humble man. he called 25 no-hitters, hank aaron's 715th home run. how does he do it?
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>> the guy is consistently great. baseball has had more magic voices than anybody. you just heard that voice right there he's up there with ernie harwell and jack buck and harry caray. these guys are wonderful painting pretty pictures no matter what the score is. >> he's seen a lot of history. >> he really has. let's go back to 1982, nfc championship game, dallas cowboys against the 49ers. the catch game. joe montana to dwight clark. guess who the announcer was for cbs? none other than vin scully. he called it baghdad by the bay. here is one of the greatest baseball announcers of all time who did one of the greatest moments in nfl history. it doesn't get better than that. >> can we talk about another record here? we are talking about mr. suzuki for getting his 4,000th hit? 4,000 hits? 1,200 of those hits came when he
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was playing in japan. not everyone thinks those hits count. pete rose has 4,000 hits. here is what he told "usa today." if we are counting professional hits, add on my 427 career hits in the minors. what is a professional then, too. what is the verdict here? what do you think? pete rose, is he right is? ichiro really have 4,000 hits? >> i'm laughing because i tell you for a baseball purist like me, it's sacreligious to mention this with pete rose. the little league series is going on right now if you want to include the japanese league, use the stats from little leagues and youth leagues. we should pat ichiro on the back but don't break our arms while doing it. >> i went to the game, i went to the yankees game earlier this
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week. it was fantastic. they were playing the toronto blue jays. that's what you do in the summer, right? >> yeah, and listen to vin scully on the radio while watching the game live and in person. >> there you go. terence, thank you. >> thank you. look left at camera one. all right. when we come right back, i'm going to tell you this. why i feel like i'm in the middle of an hbo newsroom episode.
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five things you need to know for your week ahead. we are calling it our "weekly five." monday, president obama awards medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry to army staff sergeant ty carter who risked his life to get supplies to fellow soldiers in a deadly attack in afghanistan nearly four years ago. the names of all eight men who died that day are engraved on a steel band that carter wears on his wrist. tuesday is the first day of school for students in newtown, connecticut. they won't be returning to sandy hook elementary, the scene of the shooting massacre. students will attend nearby chalk hill school while a new sandy hook school is built. wednesday, presidents obama and carter will commemorate the 50th anniversary on the march on
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washington. >> thursday, megafest kicks off in dallas. touted as the largest inspirational family festival. more than 50,000 people including oprah winfrey are expected to attend the three-day event. >> on friday, downtown atlanta will be invaded by these guys, dragoncon is the largest pop culture convention that commemorates sci-fi and costuming. so i said i felt like i was on an episode of hbo's "news room." mcilvoy receives news that his dad in the hospital. cat is having the baby and i said what? she continued to update me throughout this broadcast about my niece.
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oh, my gosh, do you have a name, is she in pain? is it natural, whatever? we don't have a name. she is in pain. pain coming out the wazoo. she is screaming. there is my little niece katherine 27 years old. that is her pregnant in her little mini dress. i sent the control room a picture of her in the hospital led in labor. all the ladies in the control room said, no, we are not doing this to your niece. did you get the picture of my mom and sister who is texting me? my sister lisa is texting me. good luck to cat and the baby and dad. so far they are saying no update yet. joseph squires baby, katherine, my niece, good luck, i love you. i'm don lemon. catch my special documentary "we were there, the march on
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washington, an oral history" tonight at 8:00 eastern, just an hour away. for korean americans, according to the stereotype, anyway, it used to be that you grew up to be a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer. there were a specific set of rules and expectations. are you asking me tore in a porno? >> thanks to some remarkably bad koreans, things are starting to change. >> i went to one years of law school and walked out. >> so you're a bad korean.